Chrysler Fights Bid For Nonunion Retiree Committee

Law360, New York (May 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chrysler LLC has objected to a bid by the National Chrysler Retirement Organization to appoint an official committee of nonunion retirees in Chrysler's bankruptcy case, calling the request premature.

In its objection, filed Tuesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Chrysler said that the NCRO's motion was premature because Chrysler had not yet asked to terminate any retiree benefits.

Chrysler currently provides retirement benefits to about 19,000 nonunion retirees, according to its objection. The NCRO, which represents about 16,000 of...
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